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The town of Raymond, Cumberland County, Maine is situated in the heart of the "Lakes Region", about 20 miles west of downtown Portland, Maine. It was first settled in 1770, and incorporated on 21 June 1803. Raymond has approximate 4,000 year round residents.Many people have chosen Raymond, with it's sixty four miles of beautiful lakefront as their summer home destination.

History of Raymond

Raymond Resources

Map of Raymond

City of Raymond A most wonderful site!

Raymond Village Library, Phyllis Hetzler, Director Route 121, PO Box 297, Raymond, ME 04071 207-655-4283

Nathanial Hawthorne House

Town Hall on Webbs Mills Road

Raymond Historical Trail Project with Photos and Histories of Raymond Past & Present

Raymond Surname Links to historic references...

Churches Raymond & Windham, Casco, Naples, Gray, New Gloucester, Sebago, Standish

The Raymond Village Church, Main Street, Raymond Village, built in 1879, Pastor: Reverend Richard Tulip

The East Raymond Union Chapel, Route 85, East Raymond, built in 1890, Reverend Charles Ihloff

Lake Region Baptist Church, Roosevelt Trail, Pastor: Reverend Elmer E. Young

Christ Chapel, Main Street, Raymond Village, Pastor: Reverend Ray Penney

Casco Alliance Church, Route 302, Casco Pastor: Lee Nanfelt 655-4054

St. Ann’s Episcopal Church, P.O. Box 911, Windham ME 04062 http://www.ime.net/~folsom (207)892-8447 Rector: Rev. H. Roy Partridge, Jr.

Cumberland County Resources

Cumberland County Home Page

Map Cumberland County

Cumberland County Offices

Surrounding Communities Westbrook , Gorham, Standish , New Glouchester, Portland, Scarborough, Naples, Raymond, Gray, Cape Elizabeth, Windham, Sebago, Casco

Links to other Cumberland County Towns

Maine & Misc Resources

New Hampshire Resources

Census Project NH US GenWeb

NH Archives

Massachusetts Resources

Census Project Gloucester, MA New England

Census Project MA US GenWeb

Essex County Massachusetts Genealogy Project

Gloucester, MA

MA Archives

The Massachusetts Archives Guide to the geneaology holdings select "Family History Resources"

New England Resources

Census Project Gloucester, MA New England

New England Connections -- Only New England Families and Locations

US GenWeb Resources

Census Project US GenWeb

US GenWeb Archives

Raymond Queries

Raymond, ME Genealogical Databases

Please feel free to post a query for your surname in Raymond. However, if your lines are not in Cumberland County, please do not enter a query here. View Current and Archived Queries along with information on how to Post your own query. Send e-mail to: lasharpe@msn.com

Subj: Sebago Lookup  Date: 6/23/98 8:18:44 PM   From: hillclan@mint.net (Brent & Jan Hill)   BURNELL Jeanette, b.1871, m. 1 Jun 1889 to William Edgar Weymouth, d. 9 Jan 1919 Gorham, Maine    She is my great grandmother and I am looking for her parents.

Subj: surname Taylor Date: 98-06-20 14:30:13 EDT From: susansz@juno.com (susan d szewczyk) Hi folks, I'm looking for (Polly or Mary Taylor's folks) she was born 9-9-1836 in Poland, Me she married Richard Howe Strout 12-1854 in Poland, Me. She died 10-30-1879 in Raymond, Me. Thanks for any help.Sue Ny

Subj: TV Stations - Portland ME Date: 98-06-20 15:03:47 EDT From: Moe8448 To:bubbles@sj.bigger.net Stations in the Portland, Maine, area are: Fox 51 (UPN35), 2320 Congress Street, Portland ME. (207) 774-0051. WCSH-TV, 1 Congress Square, Portland ME. (207) 828-6666. WGME-TV, 1335 Washington Avenue, Portland ME. (207) 797-9330. WMTW, 475 Congress Street, Portland ME. (207) 775-1800. Julie Pease Galipeau Moe8448@aol.com

Subj: Surnames Raymond area Date: 98-06-22 14:30:13 EDT From: RockyFJ40@aol.com My personal research in the Raymond area would be on the following surnames

Misc Maine Lookups! They might have that book you need...

If you know of a link that would be appropriate to add to this page, please e-mail lasharpe@msn.com

Maine USGenWeb Coordinator's Pages

David C. Young, Maine author and USGenWeb Coordinator for Maine, NH and VT, has several resources available on the web:

Cumberland County USGenWeb Coordinator's Pages

Tom Raynor is the USGenWeb Cumberland County Coordinator.

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Special thanks to the following contributors: Julie Pease Galipeau, Ernie Knight, Betty McDermott, Charles Lester

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